December 5, 2001,
4 to 6 p.m., Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall
of the minutes of November 7, 2001. 1 minute.
comments or questions on Status Reports. 5 minutes.
Forum. Presentation 3 minutes each; discussion 5 minutes each.
by 6 p.m.
Hackney, Chair, Council Steering Committee
Larry Gross, Moderator, University Council
Council Open Forum December 5, 2001
issues for the University Council Open Forum, in the order in
which they will be addressed are:
in Hamilton College House
commitment to financial aid, recruitment and retention
of standard resource centers in the context of the Strategic
Policy that A-3 employees who are members of University
Council and Council committees can attend meetings
of transgender people in the University non-discrimination
will be limited to 3 minutes. Issues that are not on the schedule
will be accommodated if time allows. The University Council meeting
is from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, in Bodek Lounge,
Houston Hall. The meeting is open to any member of the University
Community who wishes to attend, subject to space limitations.
We suggest that people interested in the Open Forum arrive at
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 14, December 4, 2001
December 4, 2001
Volume 48 Number 14
Rodin has named a Philadelphia lawyer and Penn alumnus as the
new vice president and chief of staff.
Equity Committee's Report on the status of women faculty
at Penn concludes that problems reside primarily in individual
departments rather than at the University-wide level.
and Provost reply to the Gender Equity Report and indicate
an effort to work more closely with the deans to correct departmental
Council Open Forum will include topics of concern to various
constituencies including staff and students.
Emergency Services has a new director
with decades of experience.
of Public Safety's Advisory Board makes recommendations concerning
enforcement of PENNCard policies.
Thomas McNair Scott, a pioneering pediatric researcher and
professor, dies at the age of 100 after an extensive career.
Faculty/Staff Directory is
out and its cover celebrates the 125 Years of Women at Penn.
report of the Ombudsman compares the cases of conflict handled
by that office over the past several years.
Seminars will be held this week for faculty and staff who
want to prepare for the future.
shots will be available to faculty and staff; registration
Way weekly raffles are underway; the deadline for the next
one is Friday